From his official CBS bio page (now missing... way to go,
"Virgilio 'Billy' Garcia was born in
New York and moved to Miami when he was seven years old.
He began studying karate, judo and wrestling at age 12.
While lying sick in bed when he was 15, he heard the song
"Juke Box Hero" on the radio and began to entertain the
idea of becoming a rock and roll musician. He saved his
lunch money and eventually bought his first electric
When he was 22 years old, Garcia
sold most of his belongings and returned to New York to
pursue a career in music. While playing in several local
bands, Garcia was also pursuing a career in wrestling and,
in 1997, won a silver medal at the Amateur Athletic Union
Wrestling National Championships.
Garcia is currently a heavy metal
guitarist and songwriter with the band Forsakken. He also
continues to pursue professional wrestling under the name
"Spanish Fly." He previously worked as a manager of a
video store, a club bouncer and a music store sales
representative. He attended the Borough of Manhattan
Community College. He is a former U.S. Marine.
Garcia is trained in the martial
arts. His hobbies include playing guitar, wrestling,
karate, softball and judo. He is most proud of winning his
AAU National Championship medal. His hero is Kurt Angle
for winning an Olympic gold medal in wrestling with a
Garcia currently resides in New
York. His birth date is April 22, 1970."